The Wild Harvest school of self-reliance. Living Adventurously 33

Diana Page was raised by her soldier Grandfather and hippy Father in an unconventional upbringing for a little girl in the seventies. A childhood that necessitated teaching herself self-reliance skills led to a university post-graduate education in Criminal Psychology and teaching at college. Three children later, Di gave up academia to raise her children alone and off-grid

Diana Page was raised by her soldier Grandfather and hippy Father in an unconventional upbringing for a little girl in the seventies.  A childhood that necessitated teaching herself self-reliance skills led to a university post-graduate education in Criminal Psychology and teaching at college.  Three children later, Di gave up academia to raise her children alone and off-grid in a remote North Yorkshire Dale. They had no heating, loo, or running hot water, living in a green painted caravan in a five acre field, they lived very simply using what was around them. 
Di now runs the Wild Harvest school of self-reliance.

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  • Wild Harvest school of self-reliance
  • Unusual childhood with a soldier grandfather and a hippy father
  • Basically left to her own devices as a child
  • Peaked senses - the best part of living off the land. You're not blanketed by comfort
  • You can hold your dream, and when you are ready you can live it
  • Guilt at the separation between being indoors with central heating and what the weather is like outdoors
  • Raising kids off-grid
  • post grad in Decision Making in Sex Offending
  • Permaculture - observe then accept feedback (closed loop system)
  • I've had so many responsibilities for so long I just want to put on my backpack and walk

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